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In the wood shop today #15: Re-sawing some beautiful Walnut for seats

11-01-2012 01:51 AM by Canadian Woodworks | 2 comments »

Using a band saw I’m going to re-saw a solid Walnut board and 12’’ tall and 1.5’’ thick into 2 boards that will feature a beautiful grain book match. This board is to be used as the underside of a custom rocking chair seat. Check it out! Thanks for having a look always fun to share. (-:

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Building something for MY house. #1: An End Table.

05-01-2012 08:42 PM by degoose | 20 comments »

Got a bit of time in the workshop for ME today, making an endtable for the sofa in the family room… this is where Deb does her crocheting and needed two things… a table for her cuppa.. and a drawer to hide her wool and things away from the puppies… The other day we found a really nice woven basket… so begins the build of a cabinet to house the basket.. The top is two pieces of Narra [New Guinea Rosewood] glued up… The main carcass is also made from Narra...

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GRAFT #1: ...incredible grafted walnut slab will become cabinet.

11-28-2010 06:59 PM by Blake | 25 comments »

This is a slab from the base of a walnut tree where Claro Walnut and English Walnut were grafted together. Anyway I just absolutely love this slab and I have been saving it for a long time. It was given to me by a friend. I finally pulled it out to resaw it. I plan on creating bookmatched panels for the front of a cabinet. Grafting, for those who may not know (and I’m no expert) is basically splicing two species of trees together to help with the propagation of the desired spe...

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Wall Hung Console #3: Some of the glue ups

09-17-2009 02:21 AM by captkerk | 4 comments »

Well, the top is all glued up and belt sanded to flatten the ridges. The boards glued together quite nicely and it’s not very noticeable that I had to rip them into four boards instead of two. Since the lumber I had was all from the same tree, I was able to sequence match two boards to make the top and bookmatched them. There were a few open knots that needed filling so I mixed a little dust with some epoxy and that’s what those globs are on the top. The repairs should l...

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